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LAZURASNAIL: What happened to the British Museum's revenant mollusc?

In the mid-1800s, a snail spent years glued to a specimen card in the British Museum before scientists realized it was still alive. What became of this snail? Help me solve a scientific History Mystery, AskMe! [more inside]
posted by nicebookrack on Jul 1, 2015 - 17 answers

Are you a snail savant? I have questions! (NON-foodie edition)

So, we seem to have many snails in our outdoor area lately, and I've been observing them and have many questions... [more inside]
posted by taz on Nov 11, 2014 - 11 answers

Mystery giant glass bottle in garden?

Can you tell me what this large glass jar found in my rented house's garden might be used for? [more inside]
posted by dougmoon on Aug 12, 2011 - 19 answers

What's eating my plants?

Something is eating the plants in my garden. I don't know what it is or how to stop it. Photos inside. [more inside]
posted by celerity on May 28, 2011 - 13 answers

Garden snail behavior-- how far and fast do they travel (etc.)?

Garden snail behavior-- how far and fast do they travel (etc.)? [more inside]
posted by pracowity on May 13, 2010 - 1 answer

Not exactly escargots

Where can I find live snails in London or not very far away? [more inside]
posted by lucia__is__dada on Aug 23, 2009 - 10 answers

Snail Mail

Snails keep getting into my letterbox and nibbling on my mail! But despite this being a BIG annoyance, I don't want to kill them... just deter them from going in there. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Oct 15, 2008 - 17 answers

Bringing up baby... snails.

How can I tell if the hundreds of tiny (tip-of-a-pencil) baby snails on my porch are alive? [more inside]
posted by mireille on Jun 9, 2008 - 2 answers

Friend, foe, or escargot?

Help me identify this garden snail, please? Most of the info I've found on garden snails is centered on the Pacific Northwest & California. I'm in Philly, and am unsure as to what varieties of snails are common on the east coast. [more inside]
posted by desuetude on May 24, 2008 - 3 answers

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